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Bagels & Books: The Wartime Sisters


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About the Book:
Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret, are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII. While one sister lives in relative ease on the bucolic Armory campus as an officer’s wife, the other arrives as a war widow and takes a position in the Armory factories as a “soldier of production.” Resentment festers between the two and secrets are shattered when a mysterious figure from the past reemerges in their lives.

About the Author:
Lyn­da Cohen Loigman grew up in Long­mead­ow, Mass­a­chu­setts. She received a B.A. in Eng­lish and Amer­i­can Lit­er­a­ture from Har­vard Col­lege and a law degree from Colum­bia Law School. Lyn­da prac­ticed trusts and estates law in New York City for eight years before mov­ing out of the city to raise her two chil­dren with her hus­band. She wrote The Two-Fam­i­ly House while she was a stu­dent of the Writ­ing Insti­tute at Sarah Lawrence Col­lege. The Two-Fam­i­ly House was cho­sen by Goodreads as a best book of the month for March 2016 and was a nom­i­nee for the Goodreads 2016 Choice Awards in His­tor­i­cal Fic­tion. The Wartime Sis­ters is her sec­ond novel. 

About the Event: 
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens, Tuesday, March 17 | 10:00 am

Mandel JCC, Boynton Beach,Wednesday, March 18 | 10:00 am

Complementary for Chaverim, Star Arts, Publishers and Authors
$20 per person
*Cost includes bagels & coffee/juice, author talk & book signing

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To purchase tickets over the phone please call 561-509-0117



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